GP - Central coast - mixed billing - high earning - Australia

General Practitioner
Ref: 5908 Date Posted: Thursday 13 Sep 2018
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This client operates a group of medical centres in the Central Coast area of NSW. The clinics are all family owned and managed, there are over 20 GPs and 45 support staff in total across the sites. The owners have been practising as GPs in the area for almost years and are well known and respected by the medical community in the local area.

  • Mixed billing
  • GPs generally book in patients at 10-15 minute appointments depending on preference
  • High earning
  • Supportive working environment
  • Low staff turnover
  • Flexible work/life balance
  • There are nurse run clinics every day, plus full time nursing support.

They are busy practices with lots of Patients and Best Practice software. You will have Full time nursing support (RNs, EENs, AINs, MAs, midwives) and Minimal after hours commitment – they have an afterhours registered nurse taking all after hours calls for patients & dealing with the majority (i.e. making appointment, transferring to hospital), but on the rare occasion she may have to contact the doctor of the patient. There is site pathology at all sites and a variety of allied health & specialists onsite – psychologists, dietitian,  podiatrist, hearing services, physios, dentist,  pharmacy, ENTs, orthopaedic surgeons, Geriatrician, Paediatrician, Pain clinic etc

The following clinics are onsite at some of the practices:-

  • ​Advanced Wound clinic (ultrasonic debridement)
  • Skin Cancer clinic
  • Women’s health clinic
  • Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation & Continence clinic
  • Chronic Disease Clinic
  • Diabetes Clinic
  • Corporate Wellness Program

The Location
A fantastic opportunity for any UK trained GP looking to the make the move to Australia who wants to be close to all the action Sydney has to offer! Here you can enjoy the best of both worlds. Choose to live in this lovely area close to lakes and the coast or live in Sydney and make the easy commute, just a short drive up the freeway!

The region is a network of towns about 90kms from Sydney that have been linked in recent years by expanding suburban development. The main cluster of the region includes Gosford, Wyong, Tuggerah, Lakehaven, The Entrance, Terrigal, and Woy Woy. The area is also a popular tourist destination, and a popular area for retirement. As a result, the cultural identity of the region is distinct from that of the large and diverse metropolis of Sydney.

The area is a major industrial and commercial area for the Central Coast, and has a large regional shopping centres, a number of good schools, healthcare facilities and recreational facilities.

What Head Medical can do for you 
Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK's specialist in international medical recruitment and we‘ve helped many Doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location.

Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself.

If this sounds like the perfect job you can apply using the blue button below. Or if you’d like to find out more about this job or have an informal chat, please get in touch with us:

Vicki McLaren

Head of International GP Recruitment

Tel: +44 (0) 131 240 5263